The 'war on terror' and the framework of international law /

"Acts of international terrorism, such as the atrocities committed on 11 September 2001 ('9/11') and others since then, highlight the critical importance of the international rule of law and the terrible consequences of its disregard. Ultimately, however, the impact of such attacks de...

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Main Author: Duffy, Helen (Law teacher)
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015
Edition:Second edition
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Table of Contents:
  • 'Terrorism' in international law
  • International responsibility, terrorism and counter-terrorism
  • Criminal justice
  • The use of force
  • International humanitarian law
  • International human rights law
  • Case study I : Guantánamo Bay detentions under international human rights and humanitarian law
  • Case study II : Osama bin Laden
  • 'justice done'?
  • Case study III : extraordinary rendition
  • The role of the courts : human rights litigation in the 'war on terror'